American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - AICPA
The world’s largest association representing the accounting profession. Includes many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies, non-profit organizations and federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination. Membership is available to accounting students and CPA candidates.